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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy.
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in the news there is new information about the plane crash in taiwan, how a pilot's mistake may have caused the plane to go down. and a water main break in delaware this morning. but we begin with breaking flus, a chester county teacher is accused of having sex with a student from coatesville area senior high school. john rawlins has exclusive details on the arrest and allegations and he joins us live from westchester. >> reporter: hi rick, the defendant is 35-year-old mark hostedleer. only "action news" was here outside of the courtroom when he was arraigned. it's alleged by the east goshen police department that in 2008 he gave a then 17-year-old female student and had sex with her on four separate occasions at his house and his parents
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house he lives in east goshen township and is employed at the school district where the then 17-year-old was attending in 2008 and he has been a teacher since 2007. at this point he had nothing to say today as he departed the courtroom, bail was set at $20,000 and he did come up with the $2000 and live in westchester, john rawlins, back to you. turning to accuweather now, another bitter day. things will warm up this weekend, sky 6 hd at the jersey shore, a cloudy scene in atlantic city this noon, temperatures were in the teens this morning still has chilly but not as windy as yesterday and we are headed for a weekend warm-up. melissa magee is in for david murphy at the "action news" big board. >> we have something to look
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forward to as we get closer to our weekend as milder temperatures are working into the delaware and lehigh valleys, a chilly start on our friday up in the poconos, 16 degrees below 0 was the morning windchill and 2 degrees this morning and philadelphia feeling like 9 degrees below normal and lakehurst 1 degree below and same thing in trenton and lancaster. look at the sustained wind speeds coming out of the west and eventually southwest. 17 in the poconos and 16 miles per hour there in philadelphia. when you factor that on your skin, have you to factor in a few more lays when you step outside. feeling like single digits in allentown and 22 currently the windchill in dover as we look ahead at our date board 3:00 this afternoon 32 and 31 at 5:00 and 38 is the temperature at 9:00 we'll talk about what is
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ahead. not as windy and it won't be as harsh but below average, milder just in time for the weekend and most of the weekend we are looking dry and we are tracking rain carrying over into monday. we'll check out the details with that in the full accuweather forecast. a water main break is causing problems in delaware the city of newark issued a boil water notice after a main burst on kirkland highway and cleveland avenue there is possible e. coli contamination, the school and restaurants are closed because they lost water service, the city of newark is repairing the break and plan to notify parents when the boil water advisory is lifted. chopper 6 hd was over the scene of a water main break in wilmington along the west 14th street near the area near north clayton and crews shut of the water and they are in the process of fixing the main and
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not clear if any homes or businesses are impacted in this section. after a six car class on i-95 in philadelphia this morning, this was the scene from chopper 6 hd a car wedged between an suv in the northbound lanes at 10:00 a.m. one lane was getting by while crews remained on the scene. a 51-year-old man is dead after he was shot during a robbery in southwest philadelphia, police are still looking for his killer the attack happened before midnight on the 1400 block of south paxton street and shell coverings were recovered from the scene and they are looking for any surveillance cameras that may have captured the violence. the search continues for to men that robbed a bar with shotguns in the city's bar section. at bay bridge just before 2:30 this morning it's uncloor what they took if anything no
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reports of injuries but police are trying to identify the suspects. >> new information this noon about the deadly plane crash in taiwan investigators are piecing together the final moments from the black box recovered from the wreckage they believe that pilot error contributed to the crash. karen travers joins us now from washington. >> it's clear this trans asia plane didn't have power within it clipped a bridge and crash nood the river. they said there was a problem with the engine and a fatal mistake in the cockpit. >> it looks like they may have shut down the wrong engine. the crew knows what is wrong and a second later the warning light and the right engine it stopped producing power. >> and then 30 seconds in the flight, they pulled back the throttle of the good engine and
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tried to restart it. the number one engine cut off. >> no power the plane is a glider a glider that hit this taxi cab on the way down, he called his dispatcher after the crash, a plan flew by and hit me and the person on the other end asks a remote control plane. >> no a small manned plane the man says. >> if it was low toert ground it would have been destroyed or potential flipped right over. investigator are expected to have a preliminary crash report in a month. they will ask all of the pilots that fly this plane to take a repro efficiency exam. an advocacy group are trying
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to up concern about measles, the group autism speaks released a statement the resultses are clear that vaccinations do not cause autism. and concern is growing that unvaccinated children can contract and spread the virus five infants were diagnosed at a daycare center near chicago and they determined there was no link to the original outbreak in disney land. "action news" is addressing concerns about the measles with a live facebook chat. a dr. from cooper university health care will be in the studio answering questions starting at 4:30. we are waiting to hear if charges will be filed after a 13-year-old boy brought crack cocaine to his school. after officials found students
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with the drugs the child showed the drugs to other students and they were all taken to childrens hospital to be evaluated and the police searched the teenagers home last night and the parents deny any involvement. in new jersey, police have arrest aid suspect that may have committed more than 40 car burglaries authorities in toms river caught the man behind the break-ins in fisher boulevard. 40-year-old cody diaz was arrested after his girlfriend tried to use a gift card stolen from a vehicle. she is also charged with receiving stolen property. all lanes of i-495 are opened after a dumb of truck rolled over this morning in wilmington. >> the dump portion was in the upright position and hit the 12 street overpass and that caused the truck to flip over and hit the median and land in the on coming lanes the driver was
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taken to christiana hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. no one else was involved in the crash. a life saving tradition is underway in philadelphia, once again firefighters in the area are teaming up with "action news" to promote fire safety for local residents eva pilgram is live now at the philadelphia fire academy with more. >> reporter: hi rick, the event is going on behind me and our own karen rogers is emceeing for the last few years 6 abc is teaming up with the fire department for save a life campaign, the goal is to make sure every home as working smoke alarms. these smoke alarms are good for ten years now over 150 fire companies are participating from pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware to make sure the smoke alarms are getting into the homes that need them. fire officials say over and over again it's true, smoke alarms
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save lives, and we can make sure anyone that needs one gets one. >> to make sure that everyone has a way to get out, their own escape plan so when the alarm wakes you up in the middle of the night you have a way out. >> all of this would not be possible without the association and home depot and american water resources. if you need a smoke alarm can't your local fire company they will come out and install it if you need it. 19 fire academy cadets got the lay of the land in wilmington ahead of their graduation they ran to all six fire stations in the city, temperatures hovered around 17 degrees and at each stop they got on the cold ground and even did pushups. it's a right of passage for all
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academy grads. still to come on "action news" at noon, a dangerous joy ride in a stolen car and the thieves had no idea their every move was being recorded and what caused the near disaster in ohio and meteorologist, melissa magee will be back with' closer look at the accuweather forecast.
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friends and family said good-bye this morning when her suv was hit by a metro train in new york. a funeral was held for 49-year-old ellen brody she and five passengers were killed in the crash. she tried to cross the trains and her car was hit by a gate before she got into her car and for some reason drove on to the tracks. we have breaking news from the northeast section of philadelphia chopper 6 is over the scene where medics are on the scene here involving a hit and run accident involving a police car it was reported before noon time here on the 3700 block of large street, you can see the cars involved including the police cruiser, according to authorities a cruiser in a speeding car struck
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the police car and fled the scene and while fleeing struck the other person's car as well. two other people were transported to the hospital in good condition and a civilian another person to einstein hospital in stable condition and police are searching for a suspect again a hit and run accident in the northeast, two police officers taken to the hospital and the investigation continues at this hour. the university of virginia is investigating reports of a sexual assault on campus it was reported in a dorm room on january 30th last year rolling stone magazine retracted an articulatecal about an alleged gang rape at a uv fraternity house. police in brooklyn new york, have a helpful tool to help them
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solve the heist. they approached the running car and within seconds they are in the car and about to embark on a dangerous joy ride when they pull away they hit a woman and several vehicles they abandoned the car a few blocks away. there was a scary situation at a gas station in ohio when the canopy collapsed under the weight of heavy snow, one customer's vehicle was damaged and the crew suffered minor injuries and they disconnected electrical lines after the mess. after a foot of snow was dropped around the cleveland suburbs. when bad weather comes to our area, traffic problem as rise and the possibility of running out of gas, a new product on the market claims to address that issue here is nydia han with a preview of her
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special report coming up tonight on "action news" at 11:00. this claims to be your solution for gas in emergencies this will get you going. never get stranded again. but does it work? it says safe and non-flammable can you keep it in your car we test both claims and a list you need to keep with your car in case of emergency. valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto®, jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto®. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce afib-related stroke risk. but xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem that doesn't require regular blood monitoring.
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a strong report for the u.s. job market employers added 257,000 jobs in january according to the labor department and americans are getting paid more and average hourly wages made their biggest gains in six years and a slight increase to the unemployment rate but that means more people began looking for work with more confidence in the job market. health check this noon, more travellers in the caribbean are coming home with a painful virus. a mosquito born virus causes pain and fever more than 29 hundred americans were affected in the last month and 11 cases are confirmed in florida after an affected mosquito bit a traveler and he passed it on to other people. there is no treatment. well the "action news" team is out working on new stories for tonight at 4:00, like the
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pope weighing in on parenting what he said on whether it's okay to spank a child. >> and patco what they are doing to help out passengers while they wait on platforms. accuweather is around the corner as we look at sky 6 hd a pretty center city skyline. melissa magee has your forecast when we come right back. someone talking? skippy!! yippee!! look a ride! (vo) made with the funnest peanuts ever! skippy. yippee!!
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if a denture were to be put under a microscope we can see all the bacteria that still exists. polident's unique micro clean formula works in just 3 minutes, killing 99.99% of odor causing bacteria. for a cleaner, fresher brighter denture everyday. meteorologist, melissa magee, is back now with a closer look at the forecast. >> it's really chilly today but once the temperatures warm up we have temperatures in the 40s and maybe near 50 by sunday. a nice treat. we'll show you stormtracker 6 live double scan radar can you see its nice and dry now, no
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problem with precipitation, over to the north near pottsville and the poconos there are light snow showers a weak boundary it's just chilly and the picture outside sky 6 hd we are looking at philadelphia international airport on this friday and if you are catching a flight it might be a good idea to check with your carrier for weather delays no issues here but you need to layer up. the temperature outside in philadelphia coming in at 28 degrees and the dew point minus 1, whenever you have dew points below 10 degrees that is bitterly cold air. and winds out of the west-southwest at 16 miles per hour and the pressure 30.22 and on the rise once high pressure settles in on top of the region. 23 in philadelphia and 19 in allentown and 22 in trenton and 28 degrees as well in beach
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haven, factor in the windchill and it feels colder single digits in allentown and 16 in the city and 17 in wildwood and 13 degrees in lancaster. here is satellite 6 along with action radar we have a partly cloudy skies in the region there is that weak disturbance riding on through, north of philadelphia and a few flurries or snow showers up through the poconos, than is pretty much it it's dry and quiet for the rest of our friday, we'll take you north and west of town, allentown sun and clouds and not as windy high of only 26 degree, if you travel down the shore you'll find pockets of sunshine especially by astd noon way high temperature today of 36 degrees, here is the setup through the rest of our friday the high temperature in philadelphia only 33 degrees, it's bright and chilly and windchills tlutd most of the day only near 20 degrees with the high pressure to our south as we get into the weekend we track the area of low pressure to the
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north and you tap into the much milder winds with the southwesterly wind flow and the high in philadelphia maxing out at 46 degrees, and that is above average and a much needed change after this arctic invasion the high temperature is 33 degrees, the westerly winds kick in tomorrow and the high temperature 46 on sunday mostly cloudy and high of 50 degrees, most of the day on sunday will be dry late sunday night into monday, it's a weak system that brings a mix to the south and north of the 95 corridor the high temperature is 44 and tuesday we clear out and a high of 40 and 30s in midweek and beyond. overall a nice weekend on the way. >> we deserve it. >> yes we do.
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"action news" continues at 12:30. >> hello again here are stories we are following for you on "action news" at 12:30 a plea from parents from a major autism organization as more cases of measles continue to pop up around the country. and a chester county teenager is arrested after police say he had sex with a student.
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and it's cold out there but a break could be on the wear for the weekend. breaking news from northeast philadelphia, chopper 6 hd over the scene of two police officers that were taken to the hospital after they were involved in a hit and run crash as we mentioned in our last half our it happened 30 minutes ago on the 4700 block of large street, a driver hit the police car and then another vehicle while speeding away from the scene nobody was seriously injured and police are still looking for that driver at this hour. now the details on the nationwide health scare measles continues to spread and a major autism organization is weighing in. lana zach is live in new york with more. >> reporter: thanks rick, according to the cdc 90% of unvaccinated people will get the disease if. posed to it. that is why the cases at child care c


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